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Past articles by Chelsea:

For Ronald Acuña Jr., superstardom is as simple as taking the field

Finally healthy after after a serious knee injury two years ago, the Braves outfielder produced video-game numbers in the season's first half. → Read More

After ruling college baseball, LSU dominates the top of the MLB draft, too

Paul Skenes (to the Pirates) and Dylan Crews (to the Nationals) helped LSU's Tigers make history Sunday night in Seattle. → Read More

Even among baseball’s best prospects, Jackson Holliday looks different

Last year's No. 1 pick, still just 19, looks like a future star among stars for the soaring Orioles. → Read More

MLB suspends Yankees reliever Jimmy Cordero for the rest of the season

Cordero will miss the final 76 games of the regular season and any postseason play in accordance with the ban. → Read More

The Reds are this season’s most pleasant surprise. How far can they go?

Even a Taylor Swift show down the street couldn't keep nearly 32,000 fans away from Cincinnati's Great American Ballpark Friday night, where the upstart Reds are having a magical season. → Read More

Mets owner Steve Cohen made a case for patience. When will his run out?

The Mets have assembled the most expensive roster in MLB history. So far this season, it has not paid off. → Read More

The Cardinals look lost this season. Can they find their way back?

After an awful start to the season, the St. Louis Cardinals find themselves in circumstances that are utterly unfamiliar to their franchise. → Read More

Rob Manfred says A’s had no choice but to leave. Oakland disagrees.

The MLB commissioner weighed on the Athletics' likely relocation Thursday at league owners meetings. → Read More

Athletics closer to calling Las Vegas home after stadium bill passes

Nevada's legislature gave its approval Wednesday. The governor's signature, expected to be a formality, is still needed, as is approval from MLB's team owners. → Read More

MLB leaves Pride event questions to teams, with mixed answers

Discussions and reactions around baseball this month shine a light on the sport's outreach efforts and longstanding biases. → Read More

Can the Arizona Diamondbacks really win the National League West?

The Diamondbacks have come out of nowhere to lead their stacked division just two years after losing 110 games. How they handle the grind of a long MLB season will be the true test. → Read More

Anthony Bass, pitcher who shared homophobic video, cut before Jays’ Pride celebration

Any team signing Bass will now have to assess more than his on-field prowess. → Read More

Jacob deGrom’s first Rangers season is over after just six starts

Jacob deGrom will have Tommy John surgery, ending his season and probably costing him some of 2024 as well. → Read More

These MLB clubs have had surprising starts. June might bring the truth.

When Major League Baseball seasons reach June, the stakes go up. June spits out the truth. → Read More

As the A’s try to leave town, the Rays are taking a different approach

The Athletics and Rays are both seeking new ballparks, but Oakland is losing and looking to relocate while Tampa Bay is winning and trying to stay. → Read More

The Padres spent big on talent. Why do they look so broken?

The Padres, a team built to score and score often, should be better than they are. → Read More

Dodgers apologize, reverse course on Pride Night exclusion

The team reinvited the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and will honor the group at next month’s Pride Night. → Read More

After their Pride Night reversal, the Dodgers face a new backlash

The Dodgers declined to comment beyond their initial statement, which cited “the strong feelings of those who have been offended by the sisters’ inclusion” as distracting from “the great benefits” of Pride Night. → Read More

Yankees Domingo Germán suspended 10 games after sticky stuff ejection

Domingo Germán was ejected from Tuesday night’s game against Toronto following a check by umpires. → Read More

Max Scherzer has not been as durable with Mets as he was with Nationals

The Mets pitcher, at age 38, has suffered minor aches and pains that have prevented him from being a consistent ace this season. → Read More